Subpoenas in Family Law A subpoena is a legal process which compels a person or entity to produce documents to the Court or for a person or representative of that entity to personally attend Court to give evidence. Subpoenas are a useful tool for the specialist family lawyers to ensure their client’s case is properly… Continue reading Subpoenas

Children and Parenting Matters

Children and Parenting Matters Simonidis Steel Lawyers is an experienced family law specialist firm located in Brisbane City and North Brisbane. Our team is dedicated to assisting clients in resolving complex parenting disputes through various legal avenues. Some issues which may arise for families experiencing divorce or separation are listed below: Relocation Our experienced family… Continue reading Children and Parenting Matters


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Contravention of Court Orders

Contravention of Court Orders/ Contravention Applications Contravention of Court Orders Contravention of court orders occurs when one party fails to comply with the terms of a court order resulting in a breach of their legal obligations. This situation can have a substantial impact on a party and create unnecessary hostility and tension among the parties… Continue reading Contravention of Court Orders

Court Proceedings 

Court Proceedings in Property Settlement involve legal actions taken to resolve disputes over the division of property and assets between separating or divorcing couples. When negotiations fail to result in an agreement, the parties may resort to court proceedings to have a judge make a binding decision on the property settlement. Brisbane Court Proceeding Lawyers At Simonidis… Continue reading Court Proceedings 

Financial Agreements

Financial Agreements Financial Agreements Financial agreements are legally binding documents that play an important role in establishing asset distribution and financial responsibilities in various relationship settings. Individuals may utilise these agreements to pre-determine how their financial affairs will be handled in the event of a relationship breakdown, marriage dissolution, or separation. These agreements are designed… Continue reading Financial Agreements

Inheritances and Windfalls

Inheritances Inheritances in property settlement matters pertains to the consideration of inherited assets or funds during the process of dividing property and assets after a relationship breakdown. Inheritances received by one partner throughout the course of the relationship can complicate property settlement negotiations as they frequently raise questions about whether these assets should be included… Continue reading Inheritances and Windfalls

Rights Of Third Parties

Third-party involvement in property settlements introduces an additional layer of complexity that requires careful consideration and expert legal guidance. Third-party rights pertain to individuals or entities beyond the separating couple who have a financial interest or stake in the assets being divided. These third parties could include creditors seeking owed payments, beneficiaries with entitlements, family… Continue reading Rights Of Third Parties

De Facto Property Settlement

De facto property settlements address the division of assets and liabilities when a de facto relationship ends. These relationships may involve property, financial resources, and other shared assets that need equitable distribution. The Family Law Act governs such settlements, with considerations similar to those in marital property settlements. Same-sex couples are now considered de facto… Continue reading De Facto Property Settlement

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